Getting Started page

Pasi Lallinaho pasi at
Thu Mar 27 19:02:58 UTC 2014

On 27/03/14 19:29, Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 7:12 PM, Ted Cox <ted.m.cox at> wrote:
>>> What would that page cover? Why wouldn't it be better suited in the
>>> appropriate subsections?
>>> Cheers,
>>> Pasi
>> Sorry, I realized I wasn't specific enough. I meant creating a "Getting
>> Started with Documentation" page.
>> As of now, there doesn't seem to be a place that lists out all the different
>> steps for getting going with documentation: signing the Ubuntu Code of
>> Conduct, creating a public key, uploading the key to Lauchpad, installing
>> Bzr and Docbook, etc.
>> I'm proposing a single page that lists out all those different steps.
> That's a good point, thanks for pointing it out Ted!
> Since Xubuntu is technically part of the Ubuntu Documentation team, I
> think we tend to assume people will use the documentation there, ie:
> But I guess it's not very discoverable if you're not familiar with the
> community, and since Ubuntu switched over from DocBook to Mallard some
> of the instructions are no longer accurate for Xubuntu.
> We should probably work with the Ubuntu Documentation team to fragment
> this page a bit so we can <<include>> portions that are applicable to
> us and have our own, similar page.

Or if we can make the main Ubuntu docs wikipages generic enough, just
link to them from


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